Pic of the Day – On The Catapult Ready For Launch

ARABIAN SEA (April 2, 2012) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Dwayne Foster, assigned to the air department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), directs an EA-6B Prowler onto a catapult for launch. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the US 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dean M. Cates/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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